Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Once upon a time, Robinson Cano used to chase balls in the dirt, and ones that sailed over his head. Generally speaking he swung at almost anything….but not anymore. As the Yankees prepared to enter the 2010 season many questioned if Cano was capable of protecting ARod batting in the number five spot, and he silenced those who doubted him. The Cano that used to be ineffective driving in runners when they were in scoring position was replaced with a clutch hitter that ended the season with 109 RBI’s. Cano did not stop there, in 2011 he brought in 118 RBI’s and he did it in fewer plate appearances. Not impressed yet? Add his 81 extra base hits that give him the second most in the league just behind Jacoby Ellsbury. There is something to be said for a...

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